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Local Woman’s Legacy Continues to Help Others

November 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Local organizations continue to provide families with food this Thanksgiving. When Daydie Dochberg turned 70 in 2008, she wanted to make sure that her mission of helping others in need through Rachel's Table...

UMass Amherst To Close Early Due to Snowstorm

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November 25th, 2014
(AMHERST, Mass.) (WGGB)--Wednesday's predicted snowstorm is causing some colleges to close early for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Among them is the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. UMass is closing its campus at 5am on Wednesday. On...

Western New England Student Accused of Assault Released

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November 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Western New England University football player accused of beating his girlfriend was released Tuesday. John Perry is charged with assault and battery on two weeks ago. After two days of testimony at a...

Tsarnaev Lawyers Lose Bid for Info in Slaying Case

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November 25th, 2014
(Photo: FBI via AP) BOSTON (AP) -- A federal judge has turned down a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seeking evidence about his older brother's possible participation in a 2011 triple killing in...

Missouri Governor: More National Guard in Ferguson

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November 25th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says more than 2,200 National Guardsmen will be in place in the region near Ferguson on Tuesday night in the event of more violence. He said Tuesday that hundreds...

Communities Issue Parking Bans Ahead of Mid-Week Storm

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November 25th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Some area cities and towns have issued weather-related parking bans. Click here to see the most up-to-date...

Audit: Mass. Dept. Overstated Childcare Wait List

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November 25th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A new audit has concluded the state Department of Early Education overstated its childcare waiting list by more than 21,000 entries. Auditor Suzanne Bump said the department, which oversees early education and licenses...

Ferguson Mayor: Darren Wilson Still on Leave

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November 25th, 2014
Ferguson mayor: Darren Wilson still on leave FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson's mayor says Darren Wilson remains on administrative leave a day after the grand jury did not indict the officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Wilson was...

TONIGHT AT ABC40 – Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson Speaks with ABC News

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November 25th, 2014
(Courtesy: Twitter.com/GStephanopoulos) (WGGB) -- The officer who shot Michael Brown has spoken out for the first time exclusively with ABC News. ABC's George Stephanopoulos spent over an hour with Wilson on Tuesday, less than 24 hours...

Officials Warn Shoppers About Counterfeit Goods

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November 25th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Authorities are warning consumers to be wary of counterfeit products that flood the market in stores and online shopping sites during the holiday season. Federal agencies will be conducting increased operations during the holiday...

Gov. Patrick Pushing for More Urban Open Spaces

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November 25th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- With less than seven weeks left in office, Gov. Deval Patrick has signed an executive order he says will promote parks and open spaces in urban neighborhoods where green areas are traditionally in short supply. The outgoing...

Red Sox Finalize Agreement with Sandoval

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November 25th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MLB.com / Boston Red Sox) BOSTON (AP) -- The Red Sox have finalized their five-year contract with third baseman Pablo Sandoval, the first of two big signings aimed at boosting Boston's offense after a last-place finish in the AL...

Brown’s Attorneys Criticize Grand Jury, Prosecutor

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November 25th, 2014
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Attorneys for Michael Brown's family say the process that led to a white officer not being indicted in the fatal shooting of the unarmed, black 18-year-old was unfair and broken. Attorney Benjamin Crump said at a news...

Wednesday’s UMass Basketball Moved to Earlier Time

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November 25th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- A men's basketball game scheduled for Wednesday night between the UMass Minutemen and Northeastern Huskies has been moved up because of impending storm. Brian Henry with UMass Athletics says that in the interest of...

Andrew Card to Lead Franklin Pierce University

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November 25th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / White House) RINDGE, N.H. (AP) -- Former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card has been named Franklin Pierce University's fifth president. Card, a former Franklin Pierce trustee, starts Jan. 12, 2015,...